|Material||The matter from which a thing is or can be made.|
|Properties||The feature of an object, such as elastic, flexible, waterproof, rigid.|
|Absorbent||Able to soak up liquid easily.|
|Waterproof||Materials that do net let water through.|
|Bend||A curve or angle put into an object by shaping or applying force to it.|
|Rigid||Rigid materials are stiff and hard to bend.|
|Brittle||Hard but likely to break easily.|
|Flexible||Materials that can bend easily.|
|Dull||Lacking in brightness, vividness or sheen.|
|Elastic||Able to stretch and then return back to their original shape.|
|Fabric||Cloth produced by weaving or knitting textile fibres.|
|Glass||A Hard, brittle substance (usually transparent or translucent) made by fusing sand with soda lime and cooling rapidly.|
|Hard||Solid, firm and rigid; not easily broken, bent or pierced.|
|Made Materials||Materials that come from natural materials but have been changed.|
|Natural Materials||Materials that come from animals, plants or rocks.|
|Metal||A shiny material which transfers (conducts) heat well and us usually a solid (at room temperature).|
|Opaque||Not able to see through (not transparent).|
|Transparent||A material allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be seen clearly.|
|Paper||Material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances.|
|Recycle||To make use of an object or material multiple times.|
|Rough||An uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level.|
|Texture||The feel, appearance or consistency of a surface or a substance.|
Why would chocolate not be a suitable material to make a tea pot out of?
Why would newspaper not be a suitable material to make wellies out of?
Why would jelly not be a suitable material to make a chair out of?
*Challenge - Which materials would be suitable to make the above objects out of? Why?